Casa Central's Drive-in Movie Gala
Thank you to all of our sponsors, community partners, supporters, employees, and volunteers who helped make our first-ever Drive-In Movie Gala a great success! Over 200 business, community, and civic leaders attended this year’s gala to support the mission of Casa Central.
WATCH CASA CENTRAL'S drive-in gala GALA OFFICIAL VIDEO
Casa Central honored Illinois Comptroller Susana A. Mendoza, Peoples Gas and Kenilworth Union Church at its first-ever Drive-In Movie Gala on Thursday, September 24, 2020. The annual event is hosted to honor individuals and organizations for their commitment to Casa Central’s core values and mission, and for their impact on the families and communities across the Chicago Metropolitan area. Over 200 business, community and civic leaders attended this year’s event. Read Press Release here.
DOLORES HUERTA, KENOTE SPEAKER OF THE NIGHT
We were honored to have civil rights icon and American hero, Dolores Huerta as the keynote speaker of the evening. Watch her full speech below:
Thank you to the talented Ana Belaval from WGN-TV for emceeing our event and sharing her comedy sketch!
Our guests enjoyed the special performance of Puerto Rican musician and activist, Ani Cordero.
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS
ABC7 CHICAGO EY Hispanic housing development corporation
la preferida monahan law group
A big shout out to Diana Davila, chef at Mi Tocaya restaurant, for donating the In Home Chef Package to our Live Auction!
Casa Central’s #FuturoIsLatina Drive-In Movie Gala brought recognition to the impact and success of the many Latinas who have been a part of Casa Central's past, present, and its future. These dynamic Latina leaders play a significant role in advancing Casa Central’s mission to transform lives of people in diverse populations, champion equality, and draw upon the strength of diversity and inclusion to create positive social change.
Watch the #FuturoIsLatina video debuted at the event